Inside Gustavus 

September 17, 2015 | Volume 48, Number 3

 

Faculty/Staff Activities

Sarah Wolter published "A critical discourse analysis of espnW: Divergent dialogues and postfeminist conceptions of female fans and female athletes" in the International Journal of Sport Communication, volume 8, issue 3. Her article was also featured in the journal's "from the editor" segment.

Kathi Tunheim, Economics and Management, co-chaired with Provost Susan Hasseler, Augustana-Sioux Falls, the first-ever gathering of “Women in Leadership in Lutheran Higher Education” at the 2015 Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, July 20-22. Kathi also presented a paper, “Lessons Learned from the Experiences of U.S. Women College Presidents.”

Kathleen Keller, History, published a review of the book Nouvelle histoire des colonisations européennes (XIXe-XXe siècles) Sociétés, cultures, politiques edited by Amaury Lorin and Christelle Taraud in H-France review, an online venue for reviews published by French Historical Studies. The review appears in the September 2015 issue of H-France Review.

María Isabel Kalbermatten (MLC) had her article "Marcas e indicadores de la ironía en conversaciones entre familiares y amigos de Santa Fe (Argentina)” published in ALFAL. 50 ANOS. Contribuções para os estudos linguísticos e filológicos, a book published in Brazil, dedicated to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the ALFAL (Asociación de Lingüística y Fillología de América Latina).

Kalbermatten also delivered a paper titled “The use of intensifiers as markers of irony in informal conversation,” at the CILIR2015, XVe Colloque International de Linguistique Ibéro-romane, that was held June 3-5, 2015 in Rouen, France. She also delivered a paper titled “Argentina’s Socioeconomic Situation Through the Lens of Tabare’s Diógenes y el Linyera,” at the 2015 International Humor Conference of ISHS, that was held June 29-July 3, 2015 in Oakland, California.

Works from "Making Mona Lisa" by Priscilla Briggs are included in the exhibition "Photography Since the Millennium" at the Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany, IN. The exhibition opens to the public October 16, 2015.

 

Position Openings

-Assistant Professor of Biology (Cell Biology),
-Assistant Professor of Economics and Management (Finance and Business Economics),
-Assistant Professor of Economics and Management (Macroeconomics and Statistics),
-Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Science (Health and Sport Psychology),
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Assistant Professor of Psychological Science (Clinical)
-Assistant Director of the Diversity Center,
-Director of Government, Foundation and Corporate Relations
-Custodial Staff,
-Dining Service Staff

For more information on the aforementioned position(s), call Human Resources (x7304).

President's Cabinet Summary 

1.  Technology Services Director Bruce Aarsvold and Associate Director of Core Services Jessie Twaddle reviewed the GTS summer projects and the new CrashPlan PROe backup service.  All employees will be encouraged to utilize this new backup service.

2. Director of Institutional Research David Menk was present to review the U.S. News & World Report college rankings.  Cabinet members were encouraged to continue this conversation with their respective staffs to engage them in determining ways that their work helps move the College forward.

3.  A brief discussion was held regarding the 2015-2016 budget and the importance of student retention.

4.  Members approved the hiring of two full-time replacement Advancement positions (Administrative Assistant in Alumni and Parent Engagement and Director of the Annual Fund). 

News & Announcements 

Employee Title IX training is now available online.  Employees should log in to the following site:  https://gustavus.edu/humanresources/titleIX/

A reminder that employees need to watch the video before doing the survey. Skipping the video and just doing the survey does not provide the federally mandated training.

All Gustavus employees are expected to have completed either the on-line or in-person version of the 2015-2016 Title IX training by October 2, 2015.

If you need another copy of the "2015-2016 Faculty and Staff Guide to Helping Students who Have Experienced Sexual Misconduct or Harassment" or have any questions, please contact Paula O'Loughlin, the College's Interim Title IX Coordinator, at 507-933-7541 or via email at poloughl@gustavus.edu or TitleIXCoordinator@gustavus.edu.

Three Weeks and Counting...The 51st annual Nobel Conference is less than three weeks away. Be sure to visit gustavus.edu/nobel for information and answers to most of your questions. Faculty, staff, and students are reminded to secure their one complimentary ticket by going online to gustavustickets.com. Students without a ticket will be asked to view the conference from Lund Forum in the overflow viewing area.   

Campus Happenings 

Swim Team Fundraiser...Help your kids learn how to swim! Gustavus Swimming and Diving's "Learn to Swim with the Gusties" Fall 2015 program is now open for registration. Follow this link: https://gustavus.edu/athletics/camps/swimming/ to sign up or for more information. Contact Luke Weyandt if you have any questions: lweyandt@gac.edu or x7693

Save the Date...All members of the Gustavus community are invited to attend the All-Campus Strategic Action Conference to discuss a draft action plan outline and questions posed by the Strategic Action Team (SAT). This planning conference is scheduled for Friday, September 25, 2015 at 2:30-4:30 p.m. in Lund.

Nobel Conference 51 Campus Preview...Peg O'Connor, 2015 Nobel Conference Chair and Professor of Philosophy and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies will provide a glimpse into the topic of addition and this year’s Nobel Conference on Friday, September 18 from 3-4 p.m. in Alumni Hall.  Come and start thinking about the complex topic of addiction and learn a bit more about the upcoming Nobel Conference “Addiction: Exploring the Science and Experience of an Equal Opportunity Condition.”

Homecoming Week...Saturday morning is the beginning of the one week countdown to the Great Gustie Gathering on Saturday, Sept. 26.  Throughout the week the Campus Activities Office and Campus Activities Board will be hosting events for students.  

Weekend Home Athletic Events

Support the Golden Gusties at one or more of these home athletic events this weekend:

  • The volleyball team will host UW-Stout at 1 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 19.
  • The men's soccer team will host St. Olaf at 1 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 19.
  • The women's soccer team will host St. Olaf at 3:30 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 19.  

In The News 

  • The St. Peter Herald printed a story on Friday , Sept. 11 previewing the Reading in Common lecture and discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 15.
  • The St. Peter Herald featured St. Peter native and author Joel Peterson, who will discuss his book Dreams of My Mothers at the Book Mark on Thursday, Sept. 24.
  • KEYC covered the Gustavus football team's 49-0 win over Lake Forest College on Sept. 12.
  •  SouthernMinn.com highlighted the walking play, "Nature," which is being presented in Linnaeus Arboretum four times over Homecoming Weekend.
  • Gustavus Alumnae Laura Whittaker '06 and Jamie MacFarlane '03 were named to the Duluth News Tribune's "20 Under 40" list.
  • Gustavus was also featured in a graphic on the front page of the Washington Post discussing the new College Scorecard released by the U.S. Deptartment of Education on Saturday, Sept. 12. 

Social Media Updates

With the new academic year underway, Gustavus students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to engage with the College on social media and share experiences throughout the year. Follow @gustavus on Twitter, @gustavusadolphuscollege on Instagram, and like Gustavus Adolphus College on Facebook.

Plugs

Piano for sale...We have an Everett upright piano in good condition. Price negotiable. If interested contact Steve Bennett (sbennett@gustavus.edu).

Chemical free pumpkins for sale! Both pie and decoration pumpkins available. Sizes range from size of a volleyball to the size of a beach ball. $4 each. Please contact Dan Zimmerli at dzimmerl@gustavus.edu if interested.

Seeking an apartment or house to rent for the month of January, for a visiting instructor. Please contact Lisa Heldke in Philosophy (x7029, heldke@gustavus.edu).

FREE...Can anyone use an academic hood, excellent condition, Duke University, Humanities, blue and white? Call Mary Everett, 934-0048


"Plugs" is maintained as a forum by which members of the Gustavus community may offer goods and/or services to others in the community, or seek the same from them. It is not meant to accommodate ads or announcements from area businesses such as real estate agents or retailers, although from time to time such announcements may be published when deemed to be of particular interest to the community.



 

Upcoming events
Date Event
Today Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Tomorrow Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf at Saint John's Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-saint-johns-invitational-cancelledSartell, Minn.
Women's Golf at St. Catherine Invite (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-st-catherine-invite-cancelledStillwater, Minn.
Men's Cross Country at St. Olaf Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-cross-country-at-st-olaf-invitational-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
1 p.m. Volleyball at UW-River Falls (Sandy Schumacher Tournament) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-uwriver-falls-sandy-schumacher-tournament-cancelledEau Claire, Wis.
1 p.m. Women's Soccer at Saint Mary's (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-at-saint-marys-cancelledWinona, Minn.
1 p.m. Football at Carleton (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-at-carleton-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
3 p.m. Volleyball at UW-Eau Claire (Sandy Schumacher Tournament) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-uweau-claire-sandy-schumacher-tournament-cancelledEau Claire, Wis.
3:30 p.m. Men's Soccer at Saint Mary's (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-at-saint-marys-cancelledWinona, Minn.
Sep 20 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf at Saint John's Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-saint-johns-invitational-cancelledSartell, Minn.
Women's Golf at St. Catherine Invite (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-st-catherine-invite-cancelledStillwater, Minn.
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
66:30 p.m. 48-Hour Theatre Projecthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/48hour-theatre-projectStreaming Online
6:307:30 p.m. Sunday Worshipping Community: Virtual Editionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worshipping-community-virtual-editionOnline
Sep 21 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Sep 22 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Sep 23 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
4 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. St. Thomas (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-vs-st-thomas-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
7 p.m. Volleyball at St. Olaf (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-st-olaf-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
Sep 24 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
12:301:20 p.m. New Faculty Orientation Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-orientation-session-146Online
3:305 p.m. Reconciliation Circle with Cânté Sütá-Francis Bettelyounhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/reconciliation-circle-with-cnt-stfrancis-bettelyoun-5via videoconference or telephone
4:30 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Luther (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-vs-luther-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
Sep 25 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
7 p.m. Boom Boom Bingohttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/boom-boom-bingo-2Lund Forum
7 p.m. Volleyball at Cornell (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-cornell-cancelledMount Vernon, Iowa
Sep 26 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Women's Golf at D3 Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-d3-classic-cancelledHastings, Minn.
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Homecominghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-6Gustavus Adolphus College Campus
10 a.m. Volleyball at Monmouth (Mabel Lee Invite) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-monmouth-mabel-lee-invite-cancelledCedar Rapids, Iowa
noon Volleyball at Coe (Mabel Lee Invite) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-coe-mabel-lee-invite-cancelledCedar Rapids, Iowa
1 p.m. Football hosts St. Thomas (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-hosts-st-thomas-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
1 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. St. Catherine (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-vs-st-catherine-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
1011:59 p.m. Peer Assistants host SNLhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/peer-assistants-host-snlLund Arena
Sep 27 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.
Women's Golf at D3 Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-d3-classic-cancelledHastings, Minn.
6:307:30 p.m. Sunday Worshipping Community: Virtual Editionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worshipping-community-virtual-editionOnline
Sep 28 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.

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